Karen Wegener was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, July 16. The winners were Velma Goodrum, first high and Norma Jean Harris, second high. The...

Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
July 22-26 MONDAY- Cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato and onion, baked beans, pasta and vegetables, bun, bananas. TUESDAY- Chicken and...

The Goulds are coming to the Lamar Free Fair on Thursday evening, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m., where they will perform on stage at Thiebaud Auditorium. The Goulds, known as a talented family trio with rich family harmony and smooth, easy vocals, will entertain those attending. Make plans now to join the Goulds for this energetic, awesome event with a life changing message. The Goulds to perform at Lamar Fair

The City Clovers were well-represented at Barton County 4-H Achievement Day on June 23, at the First Baptist Church in Lamar. All seven members qualified to advance to Regional 4-H Achievement Day on July 15, in different categories such as Public Speaking, Personal Development, project demonstrations, Fashion Review and judging. Pictured, left to right, are: front row, Kileigh Ball, Brenna Morey and Sadie Bull; back row, Ashlynn Ball, Lexi Phipps, Kaitlyn Davis and Ryan Davis. City Clovers qualify to advance to Regional 4-H Achievement Day

Jacobs girls benefit from fundraiser dinner and auction
A fundraiser dinner and auction was held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, at Lamar Memorial Hall, for Caitlin and Alecia Jacobs. The two girls lost...

Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Sondra Riegel was the hostess on Tuesday, July 9, for Bridge. The winners were Joann Jones, first high and Betty Gilkey, second high. The...

Marriage license application
Hiram Christopher Ruth, 38, Lamar and Alta Jean Rose Mary Kahl, 37, Lamar.

Drone photo courtesy of Joe Davis
The Lamar Democrat is extremely capable of taking pictures at various events in the community; however, sometimes it is interesting to see these occasions from a different perspective, which is what was done on Wednesday afternoon, July 3, at the First Baptist Church in Lamar for Faith, Family & Fellowship 2. As can be seen, even earlier in the evening prior to the fireworks, a large crowd was beginning to gather for the many activities that were offered to the community. Drone shots show eventful 4th of July celebration

Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
July 15-19 MONDAY- Baked chicken, hominy, carrots, wheat roll, sliced pears. TUESDAY- Spaghetti with meat sauce, dark green leafy salad,...

Revival to begin July 22
Cedar County Missionary Baptist Association missionaries, Bro. Ron Pitts and Bro. Alan Collins, will start a revival on Monday, July 22, 7 p.m., at...

Annual Curless family reunion held June 15
Thirty-three descendants of William and Zanetta Curless (married December 3, 1947) convened at the Liberal Park Shelter in Liberal, on Saturday, June 15. The room was...
Lamar Senior Center Bridge Club
Rosalee Potter was the hostess for Bridge on Tuesday, July 2. There was a tie for first high between Kathy Jenkins and Betty Gilkey. The hostess...

Barton County Senior Center Lunch Menu
July 8-12 MONDAY- Chicken fried steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, wheat roll, sliced peaches. TUESDAY- Sausage patties,...

Corby James Gariss
Cody and Emily Gariss, Lamar, announce the birth of a baby boy, Corby James Gariss, born Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin....

Beydler family holds 64th reunion
The 64th annual Beydler reunion was held Sunday, June 23, at the Lions Club building in El Dorado Springs. There was a carry in lunch enjoyed by 41 members of the...